SEOUL, KOREA - Naver announced on January 15 that its Naver web novel proved to have the potential to become a content platform that can contribute to expanding the base for genre novels.The Naver web novel is a genre novel content platform that Naver launched on January 15, 2013.
The Naver web novel is a place that is designed to make it easier not only professional writers but amateur writers to place their stories.As many as 61 official writers and 62,000 amateur writers showed off their fictions to the readers through the Naver web novel platform last year.
In particular, the Challenge League, a section where anybody can display their new writings, attracted 110,000 pieces of novels last year in 2013. In other words, 150 new writers and 300 new novels have been created per day through the Naver web novel platform.
The Naver web novel’s per-day visit marked more than 378 percent growth in December 2013 compared to those recorded in January 2013.